Times NOW & ICICI Bank returns with the 5th edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2018 powered by Global Indian International School (GIIS), to salute the winning spirit of the global Indian. NRI of the Year Award, recognises the achievements and contributions of global Indians from different walks of life. Adding to the glory and celebrations this year, a unique trophy has been specially designed by India’s celebrated jewellery designer Poonam Soni.
Symbolizing success, the trophy has been brought to life using crystal, denoting purity and positivity, with a platinum finish that makes the statue the epitome of power. The trophy depicts a winner with one leg forward signifying continuous advancement and a globe that represents unlimited world power. Regarded as a pioneer of bespoke jewellery in India, Poonam Soni has been creating unique, extraordinary and exquisitely handcrafted jewellery pieces over the last three decades. Each of her pieces are works of art that have stories to tell. It is her artists’ eye for colour, detail and imagination that she has brought to the vision for this year’s trophy.
The trophy will be unveiled at the Times NOW & ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Awards 2018 to be held in Mumbai on July 11, 2018 at Grand Hyatt.